School District 67 (Okanagan Skaha)
Are you interested in being part of a district that is committed to collaboration, mentorship and creating innovative learning experiences? School District 67 is embracing the evolving changes in education and looking for motivated employees who are actively seeking dynamic professional opportunities and passionate about making a difference in the lives of students. Combining the natural beauty and amazing outdoor recreation opportunities associated with the Okanagan lifestyle with an exciting and fulfilling work environment is ideal for those pursuing a healthy balance both professionally and personally.
Due to the retirement of the incumbent, The Board of Education invites applications for the position of Secretary-Treasurer, for Okanagan Skaha School District. We are seeking an experienced, dynamic and progressive business leader to take on this important and challenging role. Duties will commence June 1, 2018 or a mutually agreeable date.
As Chief Financial Officer, the Secretary-Treasurer will be an integral member of the senior management team, reporting to the Board of Trustees and the Superintendent of Schools, and is responsible for all corporate services. These duties include, but are not limited to the administration and management of finances, facilities and non-educational services necessary for the orderly operation of the school district, and the development of policy and procedures for all areas of the organization.
The successful candidate will possess:
- A professional designation in accounting or business management (CA, CGA, CMA);
- Superior interpersonal, communication, analytical and problem solving skills;
- Demonstrated success at a senior management level, ideally in a BC Public School District or similar public organization;
- Exemplary financial planning and management skills;
- Experience in labour relations in a unionized environment;
- Extensive knowledge and experience with computer technology and computerized financial administration systems;
- The ability to work as a positive member of a team supporting both the educational and administration goals of the district;
- Outstanding, dynamic leadership skills.
The School District
SD No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha), representing the communities of Penticton, Summerland, Kaleden, and Naramata, serves the educational needs of approximately 5800 students through 11 elementary, 3 middle, 3 secondary schools and 1 DL school.
Our school district has a proud history of excellent student achievement across a wide range of accomplishment areas: Academics, fine arts, athletics, career programs, French Immersion, and applied skills with a focus on meeting the individual needs of all learners.
The communities are nestled on the sides of Skaha and Okanagan Lakes in the heart of wine and fresh fruit country. Apex Mountain Ski Resort, named nationally and North America-wide as one of the finest small destination ski areas, is an easy 45-minute drive from Penticton. The combination of good working conditions, strong community support for schooling, and excellent recreational amenities makes the area a highly desirable home.
Applications: Must include a complete resume, including supporting documentation and a minimum of three (3) current references, with permission for the search committee to contact references and previous employers.
For further information about this exciting career opportunity, please contact Wendy Hyer, Superintendent of Schools or Jason Corday, Director of Instruction-Human Resources at 250 770-7700.
Deadline for applications: 12:00 pm (PST), Monday, January 29, 2018
Interviews: February 8 and 9, 2018
Address applications to: Secretary-Treasurer Search Committee
c/o Jason Corday, Director of Instruction-Human Resources
School District 67 (Okanagan Skaha)
425 Jermyn Avenue
Penticton, BC V2A 1Z4
Fax: 250 770-7700